Despite trailing the Republican frontrunner in his own home state by a full 26 points, Senator Lindsey Graham has a message for Donald Trump: I’ll beat your brains out!
The South Carolina Republican made the stunning assertion during a CNN interview earlier this afternoon, telling CNN’s Kate Bolduan that he’s used to fending off numerous opponents in the Palmetto State and can do it again in running for president. Read all »
With a global market collapse now seemingly underway, a number of economic pundits and financial news services are already calling for new bailouts, including a potential fourth round of Quantitative Easing money-printing (even though the first three didn’t work).
That has CNBC’s Rick Santelli seeing red, even though his own network is usually among the first to demand government intervention (and spent part of Monday doing just that). Read all »
Based on what one person in a crowd of 30,000 may have shouted during a Mobile political rally, is it fair to attack Donald Trump’s campaign as racist?
That might seem a stretch to many, but not to CNN, where manager / spokesman Corey Lewandowski was asked by Jim Acosta about the alleged white supremacist supporter during today’s edition of State of the Union. Read all »
By creating an attack ad on behalf of a six-year-old Minnesota mayor, Bill Maher has found a great way to spoof modern campaign advertising.
During this weekend’s edition of HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, the “ad” was made for Bobby Tufts, the six-year-old who has now lost his position as mayor of Dorset to kid brother Jimmy, who is just three. Read all »
Though a lifelong Democrat, basketball great Charles Barkley says he’s not supporting Hillary Clinton for president.
Telling CNN this morning there are a number of Democrats he’d like to see run but who aren’t in the race, Barkley revealed he’s instead backing Ohio Governor John Kasich, a Republican. Read all »
Upset over CNN’s formula for deciding which Republicans can appear in its upcoming debate, Greta Van Susteren is calling any move to exclude Carly Fiorina “really dumb”.
On her website today, the Fox News Channel host said her former employer’s use of old polls (many from July) to make the determination will fail to reflect the surge Fiorina has received since the first debate, which aired on Fox. Read all »
What brought down Jared Fogle, longtime Subway spokesman?
The backstory is remarkable and reveals his implosion was actually eight full years in the making. Read all »
Because there’s nothing more fun than a good media-related fight, we invite you to check out the one brewing today between Mediaite Editor Andrew Kirell and conservative talk host Mark Levin.
Is the battle over immigration? Obama, Clinton, or Trump?
No, it’s about Levin’s radio voice, which Kirell finds annoying. That has the latter openly antagonizing the bestselling author via social media: Read all »
While we wish President Carter a speedy recovery like everyone else, a news network’s typo seems to have sparked quite a reaction today, probably because it seems so increasingly common in the media. Have all the editors been fired?
On its Facebook page earlier this afternoon, NBC News mislabeled Carter as a nine-year-old, missing his true age by a full 81 years. Readers immediately went to town after seeing the error: Read all »
Chris, can we hold you to this pledge?
During last night’s edition of Hardball, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews affirmed his belief that Hillary Clinton will remain in the presidential race no matter what, telling viewers, “when Hillary Clinton quits this election, we`re going to shut down this show, OK?” Read all »